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APA (7th Ed) Guide for ESL

Government document from a Website

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Name of Government Department, Agency or Committee. (Year of Publication, Month Day). Title of document: Subtitle if given  (edition if given or Report No.). URL

EXAMPLE

Ministry of Children and Youth Services. (2016, September 12). Student nutrition program nutrition guidelines 2016 http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/documents/studentnutrition/SNP-nutrition-guidelines-2016.pdf

 

In-text paraphrase

TEMPLATE

(Government Ministry, year)

EXAMPLE

(Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, 2016)

 

In-text quote

TEMPLATE

(Government Ministry, year, p)

EXAMPLE

(Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, 2016, p.20)

*Note: If your document contains no visible page numbers or paragraph numbers, you may cite the section heading and the number of the paragraph in that section to identify where your quote came from.


Magazine Articles (Website)

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Author's last time, First Initial. (Year of publication, Month, Date if given). Title of article. Title of Magazine. Website URL

EXAMPLE

Nogrady, B. (2020, January 7). How long will Australia be liveable?. The Atlantic

     https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/01/only-way-confront-australias-wildfires/604546/

 

In-text paraphrase

TEMPLATE

(Author's last name, Year)

EXAMPLE

(Nogrady, 2020)

 

In-text quote

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year, section title or paragraph number)

EXAMPLE

(Nogrady, 2020, para 6)

 


Newspaper Articles (Website)

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Author, A. (date of publication: year, month, date). Title of article. Title of NewspaperWebsite URL

EXAMPLE

Bisby, A. (2019, August 28). Making waves: How sidewalk labs will bring cottage country to Toronto. The National

     Posthttps://nationalpost.com/life/homes/how-sidewalk-labs-will-bring-cottage-country-to-toronto

 

In-text paraphrase

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year)

EXAMPLE

(Bisby,2019)

 

In-text quote

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year, section title or paragraph number)

EXAMPLE

(Bisby, 2019, para 5)

 


Ted Talks

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Speaker, Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year video was posted, Month Day if given). Title of talk [Video].  Website URL

EXAMPLE

Lythcott-Haims, J. (2015, November). How to raise successful kids  [Video]. TED Conferences.

   https://www.ted.com/talks/julie_lythcott_haims_how_to_raise_successful_kids_without_over_parenting?language=en

 

* if you find your TED talk on YouTube your citation will be a bit different- notice the different date

TED (2016, October 4). How to raise successful kids- without over-parenting Julie Lythcott-Haims  [Video]. 

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyElHdaqkjo

 

In-text citation (from TED website)

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year)

EXAMPLE

(Lythcott-Haims, 2015)

 

In-text citation (from YouTube)

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year)

EXAMPLE

(TED, 2016)

 

 


YouTube (or other streaming media website)

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. of person who posted the video if known. [User name that posted the video].

     (Year video was posted, Month Day). Title of video.  Name of the website that the video was found on. Website URL

EXAMPLE

Brownlee, M. [Marques Brownlee]. (2015, March 27). Virtual Reality: Explained! [Video]. YouTube.

     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4Zt3JZejbg

 

In-text citation

TEMPLATE

(Author’s last name, year)

EXAMPLE

(Brownlee, 2015)